Top Ten Fastest Goalscorers Of All Time

 

10.Jesus Navas (14 seconds) –

It was 14 seconds into the game between Manchester City and Tottenham when Navas scored beautifully.

From the kickoff, Manchester City was pressing Spurs which kept French goalkeeper under pressure to make an error clearance which fell right to the feet of City’s striker Aguero and he unleashed a shot, unfortunately, Lloris saved brilliantly, but it went straight to Navas who, from a nearly impossible angle, lifted the ball over Lloris’s head and it went straight into the net.

9.Dwight Yorke (13 seconds) –

Before he joined the Red Devils and had a wonderful partnership with Andy Cole, he was already knocking in goals for Aston Villa. In a match between his former club Aston Villa and Coventry City, he scored one of the fastest goals in history. The Trinidadian striker scored the goal after a superb cross from his teammate Ian Taylor.

8.Mark Viduka (11.1 seconds) –

The former Australian international Mark Viduka is a prolific goal scorer. The main reason why he is known as an excellent goalscorer was that he scored 4 goals against the Mighty Reds, Liverpool. He also scored one of the fastest goals in history in 2001 against Charlton Athletic when he found his name on the scoring board only 11.1 seconds into the game. The former Australian goal now holds the eight spots in our list of the fastest goals in the history of football.

7.Alan Shearer (10.4 seconds) –

The All-Time highest Premier league goalscorer finds his name in this list due to a superb goal he scored against Manchester City in 2003. It was just 10.4 seconds into the game against Manchester City when he managed to net one of the fastest goals in history.

6.Ledley King (10 seconds) –

Goals are not meant for the only strikers in football. In a premier league match dating back to 2000, the former Tottenham defender scored one of the fastest goals in history against Bradford city. Having taken the kick-off himself, just 25 yards from goal he struck the ball hard and found it at the back of the net just 10 seconds in the game.

5.Roy Makaay (10 seconds) –

The former Dutch and Bayern striker Roy Makaay has his name on this list due to his superb scoring ability. In a champions league match against Real Madrid where he scored the fastest champions league goal.

He confused the former Madrid defender Roberto Carlos to receive a cross from Hasan Salihamidzic and tucked it away into the net just 10 seconds into the game to be one of the fastest goals in history.

4.Tim Cahill (7 seconds) –

Tim Cahill is credited with scoring the fastest goal in MLS history in just 7 seconds. After the kick-off, the ball was passed to Dax McCarty who launched the ball towards Cahill. The Australian caught the ball and ripped it over the goalkeeper’s head and into the back of the net which is one of the fastest goals in history.

3.Nawaf Al-Abed (2.4 seconds) –

Nawaf Al-Abed is credited with scoring one of the fastest goals on the planet, having scored in just 2.4 seconds. In a game against Al Shoalah, he spotted the goalkeeper out of position and took a shot from the midfield which ended up at the back of the net. This goal now holds third place among the fastest football goals in history.

2.Marc Burrows (2 seconds) –

Marc Burrows scored an incredible goal in just 2 seconds against Eastleigh when he was playing for Cowes Sport. He spotted the goalkeeper off his line and shot straight from the kick-off after one of his colleagues set him up.

1.Nicklas Bendtner (1.8 seconds) –

The Danish star Nicklas Bendtner’s 1.8 seconds goal is technically the fastest goal scored by a substitute in the Premier League and the fastest goal in history. The Danish striker scored for Arsenal against Tottenham Hotspur.

He headed a corner from Cesc Fabregas in 1.8 seconds of play after subbed in.

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